Isle Royale Winter Study: Fewer Wolves, Fewer Moose
There are at least 12 wolves on the island and 1,876 moose. Twenty-five moose were collared this year. The 62nd year of the Michigan Technological University Winter Study on Isle Royale National Park has proved one of its most fascinating yet.
The U.S. National Park Service introduced 19 new wolves — from Ontario, Minnesota and Michigan — to the island between 2018 and 2019. But struggles to establish firm territories have resulted in new alliances and several deaths.
The moose population, as expected, has decreased. Read the full story at mtu.edu/news.